Assistant Professor, Human Anatomy (Clinical Educator Track)

  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • North Chicago, IL
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description


Position Summary

The Discipline of Cell Biology and Anatomy at the Chicago Medical School seeks a full-time educator whose primary responsibility will be to serve as Educator in our Clinical Anatomy courses. The individual will be responsible for lecturing and teaching in the cadaver labs (together with other faculty). Innovative pedagogy is encouraged, as is involvement in curriculum development and integration.

The application should include a curriculum vitae and a statement summarizing the candidate's interest in, and qualifications for this position, including relevant teaching experience. Applicants should also provide the names of three individuals familiar with their teaching ability who can provide letters of reference.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is dedicated to creating and fostering a diverse academic environment. We are especially seeking and encouraging nominations and applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their respective fields, as well as others who would enrich and add unique perspectives to the University.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lecture in our Anatomy courses and teach in their cadaver labs
  • Teach in other areas as assigned, consistent with expertise 
  • Write and administer high quality, clinically-relevant assessments
  • Mentor M.D. students in aspects of the curriculum and in their professional development
  • Provide excellent teaching
  • Embrace and promote diversity
  • Serve on assigned committees as needed
  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team of biomedical scientists and clinicians to develop novel interactive medical educational materials and curricula
  • Supervise, interact and mentor medical students in a variety of learning activities

Required Education & Experience

  • MD or PhD and experience teaching human Anatomy.
  • Demonstrated productivity and contribution (e.g. presentations, publications, patents, etc.) to a relevant professional field.
  • Experience in medical and/or graduate education

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with clinical and basic science faculty.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office.
  • Display professionalism for the college in all communication and interaction.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize numerous and varied assignments.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, versatile, self-directed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with LCME, ACGME and/or other relevant accrediting bodies

Typical Physical Demands & Working Conditions

  • Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

EOE, Including Disability / Vets

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